Copenhagen Port gives you access to one of Europe's most beautiful, historic cities. It's a popular destination for summer cruising due to the longer days. The city has a number of beautiful historic buildings, fine cultural attractions and good places to shop. Many visitors arrive as part of a Scandinavian cruise or a western Europe cruise. The information covered in this Copenhagen cruise port article will make your trip easier.
The Copenhagen cruise port is located at Langelinie Pier. There is a parking lot located at the Freeport Terminal. The parking fee is 15 Euros per day or 90 Euros per week as of fall 2010. Other nearby parking areas include underground garages located at Copenhagen City Center and adjacent parking spaces. The easiest way to get to the port if you're not driving is by taxi. It takes approximately 20 minutes to get to the port from the airport.
Alexandra Birger Christensen Holding is a popular luxury store to visit. Bitte Kai Rand & Co. is a fun boutique to visit not too far from the port. If you'd like a taste of authentic Danish bread and baked goods, be sure to visit Lagkagehuset. There are several jewelry and antique stores not far from the port, such as House of Amber and Hamberstadt. For those looking for a familiar place, the Hard Rock Cafe is near Tivoli Gardens.
Things to Do
Rosenburg Castle and Christiansborg Palace should both be seen by visitors. These beautiful buildings have been used by the royal family for generations. The Royal Museum of Fine Art, also known as Statens Museum for Kunst, is the largest museum in Denmark. The art in the collection is from the 13th century to the 19th century.
You'll also want to make sure you visit Tivoli Gardens, which is an attractive theme park. It includes rides, an open air theater and a concert hall. There are also gardens throughout the area, and they are known for their colorful blooms in peak season.
Restaurants and Bars
Copenhagen has a variety of restaurants near the port. Fuego is a popular Argentine restaurant featuring a lengthy wine list. Restaurant Kanalen offers a creative, unique menu. Like other Copenhagen restaurants, Kanalen offers prix fixe as well as a la carte menus. Nyhavn Erhvervsforening is located in a building originally dating back to 1681.
Near Tivoli Gardens are Nimb, The Paul and Divan II. Nimb offers a restaurant and market, while The Paul is an upscale Danish/European restaurant. Divan II features higher priced lunch fare, and reservations are recommended.